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MVOC seeks to give 'returning citizens' second chance

Opinion: The MVOC was founded in 2008 and serves the tri-county area


Voting should not be an option

Opinion: President Lyndon B. Johnson spoke these words when he signed the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965:


NAACP national youth leader here Friday

Opinion: The NAACP's local unit seeks to engage young people


Lessons to be learned from Ferguson

Opinion: Community workshop on police stops set for Sept. 30


Wellness walk/run highlights healthier lifestyle

Opinion: Honorary chairmen were Warren Mayor Doug Franklin, McDonald Mayor Glenn Holmes and former Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams


How far do we still need to go after civil-rights act?

Opinion: While I was on vacation, I watched the first part of CNN’s “The Sixties” series, which dealt with


Kudos to fathers doing the right thing

Opinion: Fathers should show their children how to be accountable and responsible


Blacks urged to vote and help black children excel

Opinion: A proposed plan to provide positive role models for black children hasn't developed because of a lack of commitment from black professionals.


Columnist is cancer-free a year after surgery

Opinion: 2 of Ernie's friends say get prostate exams


Counselors emphasize the importance of marriage

Opinion: The abundant life God promised in the Scriptures includes a passionate, purposeful marriage, the counselors said


Youngstown native, local church doing good in neighborhood

Opinion: This column is dedicated to a Youngstown man who went from the basketball court for the South High


Black community: Let's rally behind McNally

Opinion: The new mayor, however, could still face a possible federal indictment.


Be accountable; end senseless killings

Opinion: Whenever I hear from our staff that there is a homicide in our area, I just hope and pray it is not


Don't forget to vote on Tuesday

Opinion: Sacrifices were made so blacks and women could enjoy a basic right guaranteed in the Constitution.


Seminar set to enhance the black community

Opinion: The institute’s services provide spiritual development and fulfill the mission to increase education, empowerment, and enlightenment of the community on the achievements and contributions of black Americans.